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Respiratory Nurse - Lung Health Check

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Respiratory nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a motivated, enthusiastic and innovative nurse to join our Lung health Check team. The aim of the programme is to provide lung health checks for patients residing in Salford age between 55 and 74 who are or have been smokers and where required arrange low dose CT scans

Main duties of the job

The lung health check service provide telephone and face to face clinics operating Monday to Friday 8:00am to 6:00 pm, with face to face clinics taking place at community settings across the city.

Whilst this service is currently provided by Salford Care Organisation, there are plans for all lung health check services to become integrated with the Manchester Foundation Trust becoming the provider organisation.

In addition to being a qualified nurse, the successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate excellent computer/ IT skills to include Microsoft Office Package, and be enthusiastic about the field of lung cancer, smoking cessation and health promotion

Experience in clinical audit and data collection is desirable. You must be able to communicate effectively at all levels, have an understanding of managing your own caseload, demonstrate effective teamwork and participate in ongoing audit programmes.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care, appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

We are currently in process of updating our values. For the latest information around our values and behaviours, please visit our careers website

Job description

Job responsibilities

If you are an International Nurse without a current NMC PIN, please do not apply for this role. To find out more about the current international nursing opportunities available to you here at the NCA, please contact

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers

Person Specification



  • Degree/ Diploma in Nursing
  • Valid current NMC registration
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Evidence of sound clinical reasoning


  • Training course within field of respiratory nursing/ lung cancer

skilla and experience


  • 2 years post qualification experience
  • Evidence of sound clinical reasoning
  • Computer literacy
  • Application form demonstrates a genuine interest in lung cancer and health promotion
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Application form demonstrates evidence of good organisational skills


  • Experience working within the field of respiratory nursing/ health promotion
  • Experience working within the respiratory field
  • Experience of research
  • Experience of audit
  • Teaching

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Salford Royal Hospital

Stott Lane


M6 8HD

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